RYANAIR is to stop flying from Northern Ireland, which will include routes from Belfast City and Belfast International airports.
The airline is expected to end flights from Belfast City from September 12 and from Belfast International from October 30.
This will affect routes to Spain, Italy and Poland, as well as to UK airports London Stansted and Manchester.
According to Belfast Live, aviation expert Sean Moulton tweeted: “Ryanair appear to have removed all Belfast International flights from sale after October 30 2021.
"The airline is also expected to leave Belfast City on September 12 2021. If true, it will mean no Ryanair flights in Northern Ireland."
It already stopped operating from the City of Derry Airport earlier this year.
A spokesperson for Belfast International Airport said it was "disappointing," adding: “It has been a difficult period for aviation and a time when consumers need some stability and faith in the Northern Ireland air transport network.
“As we have been anticipating such a move, we have been engaging with our existing and other new airlines to provide continuity on the routes to be vacated by Ryanair, and to help sustain employment in the aviation industry at a local level in Northern Ireland."
Back in March, Ryanair confirmed that their Irish base at Cork Airport will remain closed until at least winter 2021.
The airline reported a loss of £230million (€273million) in the first three months of 2021 as the pandemic hit holidays abroad.
They said that fares remain a third lower than pre-Covid – although said there is some hope for the summer as travel abroad picked up.
And Ryanair passengers have been warned that they will be banned from boarding if they booked their flights through Kiwi.com, due to a dispute between the airline and the tour operator.
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